Quoting Revision.

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Give Reasons

Using Your Own Words

How to Quote

Explain the Quote

Keeping Quotes Short

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Question) What do you have to do to back up every point you make?
Answer: Give an example.
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Question: A good way to remember to back up your point is to imagine: A) You're an english teacher, B) That the reader has never seen the text that you're talking about or C) Imagine you're a flying Unicorn?
Answer: B.
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Question: When you give your answer, is it OK to write your reasons in exactly the same words as the original piece of writing?
Answer: No.
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If it's not OK, why not? What should you do instead?
Answer: It doesn't prove you've understood it. Put the reason in your own words instead.
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Question: When can you copy the words exactly?
Answer: When giving a quote.
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Question: How do you show that something's a quote?
Answer: Use speech marks.
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Question: Is using quotes: a) a bad idea, b) against the law, or c) a great idea?
Answer: C.
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Quetion: Complete the sentences. When you back up a point with a..., you must use your own words. When you back up a point with a..., you must copy that of the text exactly.
Answers: Reason and Quote.
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Question: If you're quoting more than one line of poetry, when should you use this '/' symbol?
Answer: To show when a new line starts.
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Question: What are the two important ways of giving a reason and explaining it with a quote?
Answer: Put the explanation before or after the quote.
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Question: Give one reason why quotes shouldn't be too long.
Answer: To show you've understood the bit of text you're talking about.
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Question: Is it OK to use a single word as a quote?
Answer: Yes, so long as it's enough to make your point.
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Question: Should you use quotes often?
Answer: Yes.
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Card 2

Front

Question: A good way to remember to back up your point is to imagine: A) You're an english teacher, B) That the reader has never seen the text that you're talking about or C) Imagine you're a flying Unicorn?

Back

Answer: B.

Card 3

Front

Question: When you give your answer, is it OK to write your reasons in exactly the same words as the original piece of writing?

Back

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Card 4

Front

If it's not OK, why not? What should you do instead?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Question: When can you copy the words exactly?

Back

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